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News & features published on 9 April 2020
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Southwark facing legal challenge over COVID-19 home-schooling

Southwark's leader has hit back after the founder of the Good Law Project said it would sue the council over its provision for schoolchildren to study at home during the COVID-19 shutdown.

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Two patients could use same ventilator say St Thomas' researchers

Researchers based at St Thomas' Hospital may have found a new way to relieve pressure on intensive care units, as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow.

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Southwark COVID-19 victims to be remembered at interfaith service

An interfaith service to allow everyone to pay their respects to all those with a connection to Southwark who lose their lives due to COVID-19 is being planned by Southwark Council in conjunction with Southwark Cathedral.

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Borough Market traders could miss out on Govt cash, warns Coyle

Traders at Borough Market could be left without direct access to Government support during the COVID-19 crisis, Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle has warned.

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Vulnerable Southwark residents to get Easter egg from local firm

Vulnerable Southwark residents will receive an Easter treat with their food parcels this week, thanks to a tie-up between the council and fairtrade chocolate firm based near Tower Bridge.

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NHS staff and key workers offered free use of electric bikes

Dockless electric cycle hire firm Freebike - whose central London coverage area includes both Guy's Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital - is offering its service for free to key workers.

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Lambeth Council: 'please seek out the help we are offering'

Lambeth Council is urging people struggling during the COVID-19 outbreak to use the support it has made available.

Forum discussions active on 9 April 2020
Tweets on 9 April 2020

ragehomaar I can find no more moving a testimony to the global miracle @NHSuk is than the fact that my cousin is being treated… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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GlennCumiskey @thameswater there is a mains water leak on the main road at the junction of Bermondsey Street and Long Land SE1. T… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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MPSonthewater
We wanted to say a big thank you to our heroes at the NHS this week so we joined with our friend… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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YuiMok Members of @metpoliceuk, @RNLI and @LondonFire on Westminster Bridge and the River Thames near St Thomas' Hospital,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BTPLondonBridge Tonight our officers took part in outside @GSTTnhs to show our support for our fantastic staff,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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FireLambeth LFB crews with @BTPFirearmsUnit & @metpoliceuk on saying thank you to all the st… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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NetworkRailLBG We’re back clapping for the NHS tonight. We hope you’re all keeping safe and we can’t wait to hopefully see you all… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The @LondonFire boat put on a display outside St Thomas’ Hospital twitter.com/alicee_wrightt…

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susiedturner Thank you @balancemeskin for your generous gifts to @EvelinaLondon and thinking of paediatric physio’s who are work… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Thursday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 794 cases
(+39 from Wednesday)

Lambeth: 766 cas… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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I_W_M A simple message of support from the old girl today.

In the London sun, HMS Belfast's flags signal 'Thank you NHS… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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FireLambeth LFB crews with @BTPFirearmsUnit & @metpoliceuk on saying thank you to all the st… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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JenMosley9@se1⁩ ⁦@FloEshalomi⁩ ⁦@itvlondon⁩ Our Community support our blue angels pic.twitter.com/ucAe3kmQ9D

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@NeilEvansRocks @Peter_Marshall Think the photographer has his back to the Duke of Clarence, and the crossing in th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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livingbankside @AmirEden1993: We’ve been under immense pressure recently. Forgive us for not updating you on our response to COVID… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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SkyNewsBreak Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved out of intensive care and back into a general ward at St Thomas' Hospit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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UnitedStSaviour We've awarded £44k this week to 10 amazing local charities through the Community Response fund. This mea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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southbankcentre Yesterday we asked you how tall is the Festival of Britain flagpole @southbankcentre. It was a close call but an im… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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A quick word of appreciation for the Local Democracy Reporting Service and reporters @_jessiewithanitwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Southwarkcathed During this time with physical distancing it may be difficult to attend the funeral of a loved one. This is a very… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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JolyonMaugham @se1 @Grainne_Cuffe @peterjohn6 @guardian I am afraid @peterjohn6 really ought to acquaint himself a little with th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Southwark facing legal challenge over COVID-19 home-schooling: @Grainne_Cuffe has been talking to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Researchers from @KingsImaging based at St Thomas' Hospital may have found a new way to relieve pressure on intensi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Standard’s @City_Spy column on the travails of the firm that owns DLD College near Westminster Bridge, where tu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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scutumfero Well done St Anselm's @northlambethparish collecting Easter Eggs for staff at St Thomas' hospital... pic.twitter.com/LNm7LAGcE8

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BishopRCheetham Grateful for this insight bit.ly/2Xj96xf into the world of hospital chaplaincy and the NHS, by Revd Mia Hi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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CarpetNFlooring We're proud to help and support Grantleigh Ltd who are laying 300m² of flooring at St Thomas Hospital over the bank… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 5:07 PM, Apr 9th, 2020 via TweetDeck)

se16 The barges carrying containers of London’s waste out towards the Thames estuary are pretty much the only traffic on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Single alternate lane traffic on Tower Bridge Road due to @thameswater works. pic.twitter.com/knHmDzQPDR

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Bexboxall Big shout out to senior Nurses and Doctors etc who may not be ‘front line’ so don’t always get mentioned.
Many are… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Today NHS England confirmed that a further five patients who had tested positive for COVID-19 have died whilst in t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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An interfaith service to allow everyone to pay their respects to all those with a connection to Southwark who lose… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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“If you are lucky enough to have a garden, please ask yourself whether you need to leave your home this weekend,” s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Traders at Borough Market could be left without direct access to Government support during the COVID-19 crisis, Ber… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Man led away from St Thomas’ hospital 'after claiming that gargling Lucozade might help prevent Covid-19': standard.co.uk/news/london/st…

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Vulnerable Southwark residents will receive an Easter treat with their food parcels this week, thanks to a tie-up b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Dockless electric cycle hire firm @FreebikeUK - whose central London coverage area includes both Guy's Hospital and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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£250 million High Court claim re One Blackfriars development likely to be conducted as a remote trial in June.
bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/…

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Cllr @JackHopkins_Lab of @lambeth_council: "I would ask anyone who is struggling please contact the council & seek… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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LonTravelWatch Good to see London's black cab drivers doing their bit to help during these difficult times: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1021…

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Southwark-based publisher @NosyCrow has produced a free digital book for primary school age children about the coro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TeamLondonBdg Ever wondered if Ace Ventura was based on a true story? 🤔🔍 Here’s PC Lee engaging with the local community on patro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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“We are also being flexible + responsive to the needs of our residents - for example, by redeploying staff [from] n… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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“Expose yourself to as much daylight as possible throughout the day,” advises Guy Leschziner, consultant neurologis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Young Vic creates "Socially Distanced Shakespeare" book cover series whatsonstage.com/london-theatre…

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Man treated for COVID-19 at St Thomas’ ICU shares his experience with ⁦@SkyNews
news.sky.com/story/coronavi…

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MrTimDunn Just walked past an old office of mine and just remembered how incredibly cross it made me, daily. The problem with… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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